China pledges to boost trade and infrastructure ties with CEE countries

Levente Szilagyi in Budapest April 15, 2019

At the latest 16+1 summit Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the importance of reciprocal opening-up of the market, and says China will make further efforts to facilitate trade.

Polish PMI improves in March

bne IntelliNews April 1, 2019

The improvement in the indicator bucked a downward trend evident in seven of the previous nine months but still lingered below the 50-point threshold for the fifth month straight.

COMMENT: No-deal Brexit could affect value chains in the EBRD regions

EBRD in London March 29, 2019

Newly published EBRD research finds that a significant proportion of value chains within the 12 EU countries where the Bank operates, and also in Turkey as a member of the EU Customs Union, could be affected in an event of Brexit

VISEGRAD BLOG: Time for the awkward guest to leave the party

bne IntelliNews March 24, 2019

While EU member states in Central and Southeast Europe are concerned about the economic impact of Brexit, there is a growing feeling that the UK needs to stop prolonging the uncertainty and carry through its decision to leave.

Primark picks Slovenia for first CEE store opening

bne IntelliNews March 13, 2019

Fast fashion giant has also lined up retail space in Poland and the Czech Republic as it embarks on eastward expansion.